Title: Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychiatry
Company: Weill Cornell Medical College
Location: New York, New York, United States
Marlin R.A. Mattson, MD, Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements and leadership in psychiatry.
With nearly 50 years of professional experience, Dr. Mattson has been a Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements and leadership in psychiatry. at Weill Cornell Medical College since 2012 and the lesbian gay bisexual transgender (LGBT) committee since 2011. In addition to his primary roles, he has held a number of positions at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, including the cultural competency and workforce diversity task force since 2012, and he was associate vice chair of compliance from 2003 to 2015, associate vice chair of quality management from 2002 to 2003 and associate medical director of quality management from 1999 to 2001. Dr. Mattson previously held a number of positions at New York Hospital, including associate medical director of the Payne Whitney Clinic from 1989 to 1999 and associate medical director of quality assurance from 1989 to 1993. From 1979 to 1994, he was head of quality assurance for psychiatry and, from 1979 to 1989, he was the assistant medical director of quality assurance for the Westchester Division. Earlier in his career, he was the assistant medical director of the Payne Whitney Clinic from 1973 to 1989 and chief resident of psychiatry from 1972 to 1973.
Dr. Mattson first pursued an education at the University of Washington, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1961. He continued his studies at the school, earning an MD in 1965. He then joined the Cornell University program at Bellevue Memorial Hospital, completing an internship and residency in medicine from 1965 to 1967. He then completed a residency of psychiatry with New York Hospital’s Payne Whitney Clinic from 1969 to 1972. Dr. Mattson is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
A respected voice in his areas of interest, Dr. Mattson has been affiliated with a number of professional organizations. A life member and fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, he has been affiliated with the New York State Psychiatric Association and the Association of the LGBTQ Psychiatrists. He has been recognized as a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, the Medical Society of the State of New York and the American Medical Association. Dr. Mattson has also been active with the New York Academy of Medicine and is a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Throughout his career, Dr. Mattson has been recognized for his contributions. The recipient of the Planetree Caregiver Physician Champion Award, he was given the Outstanding Achievement Award and the Excellent Medical Student Education Award by the American Psychiatric Association. He has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the East, and Who’s Who in the World.
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